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There are 14 ways to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train, plane, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Train to Manchester, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Southport to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund central bus station

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Train to Manchester, fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Take the train from Southport to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede

Fly Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

Train to Manchester, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Southport to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
  4. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede

Train to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Southport to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  5. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train

  1. Take the train from Southport to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU)
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede

Train, bus via Birmingham

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund central bus station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Southport to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Oxford
  3. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund central bus station

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Southport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Roermond Maashaven street
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Holzwickede

Train, bus, night bus

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Düsseldorf central bus station
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Southport to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Dortmund Airport (DTM)

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Southport to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dortmund Airport (DTM)

Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) by train and bus

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21h 47m Average Duration
€86 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Germany from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Germany is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to bus which costs £45 - £60 and takes 22h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) is to train and fly which costs £55 - £200 and takes 7h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM). However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at Dortmund Airport via Preston City Centre, Bus Station, London Victoria Coach Station and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 55m.

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It is approximately 755 km to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM).

The best way to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) without a car is to train and bus via Birmingham which takes 21h 47m and costs £70 - £180.

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It takes approximately 7h 39m to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM), including transfers.

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Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Preston City Centre, Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund central bus station.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) is 1h ahead of Southport. It is currently 4:54 AM in Southport and 5:54 AM in Dortmund Airport (DTM).

Map of how to get from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM).
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  • Distance: 755.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 39m

What companies run services between Southport, England and Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany?

You can take a bus from Southport to Dortmund Airport (DTM) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station, Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Dortmund central bus station, and Dortmund Hbf in around 22h 55m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Flights from Birmingham to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €250
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Bolton
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€13 - €16
Anytime Day 1st Class
€16 - €22
Train from Southport to Stockport
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€20 - €25
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Southport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
€17 - €22
Anytime Day 1st Class
€21 - €30
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Venlo to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Eurobahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €26
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
National Express Rail
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €30
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€110 - €150
Train from Wigan North Western to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€100 - €140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Birmingham New Street Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dortmund central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Roermond Maashaven street
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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